The Roots and Fruits of Marriage

November 2019 Feature Conflicting ideas about marriage are emerging today. Some of these have come into the church too. For Christians, it is necessary to reflect on the origins of the institution of marriage and what its primary purpose is. Our answers must be drawn...

Time to Open our Eyes?

September 2019 Feature Article The “Conversion” of Karl Barth The great Swiss-German theologian Karl Barth famously underwent a “conversion” in his theological outlook. He started his career as a theological “liberal”. This was no surprise given that his teachers were...

Manufactured, Manicured and Marred Beauty

July 2019 Feature When reading a book on beauty and art recently, I stumbled across an intriguing paragraph that totally grabbed my attention. The words, by Gesa Elsbeth Thiessen, read: The aestheticization of everyday life in postmodern society through the powerful...